New Media Literacies

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By Jeff Brazil 01/03/2013 - 5:45pm Comments
You could make the argument that of all the ills perpetuated by the industrial age approach to education the worst is conformity. Originality had no place in a factory production line. Or so it was thought. Likewise, standardized education and...
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By Jeff Brazil 01/03/2013 - 5:45pm Comments
You could make the argument that of all the ills perpetuated by the industrial age approach to education the worst is conformity. Originality had no place in a factory production line. Or so it was thought. Likewise, standardized education and...
Creativity, A Literacy  Blog Image
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By danah boyd 06/10/2010 - 9:10am Comments
Ever wonder why youth have to be over 13 to create an account on Facebook or Gmail or Skype? It has nothing to do with safety.  In 1998, the U.S. Congress enacted the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) with the best of...
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By danah boyd 06/10/2010 - 9:10am Comments
Ever wonder why youth have to be over 13 to create an account on Facebook or Gmail or Skype? It has nothing to do with safety.  In 1998, the U.S. Congress enacted the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) with the best of...
How COPPA Fails Parents, Educators, Youth Blog Image
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By danah boyd 06/10/2010 - 9:10am Comments
Ever wonder why youth have to be over 13 to create an account on Facebook or Gmail or Skype? It has nothing to do with safety.  In 1998, the U.S. Congress enacted the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) with the best of...
How COPPA Fails Parents, Educators, Youth Blog Image
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By Cathy Davidson 01/19/2010 - 9:06am Comments
Historian Robert Darnton has argued that we are currently in the fourth great Information Age in all human history.  The first information revolution came with the development of writing in 4000 B.C. Mesopotamia.  The second was...
Educating for the Future, Not the Past Blog Image
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By Cathy Davidson 01/19/2010 - 9:06am Comments
Historian Robert Darnton has argued that we are currently in the fourth great Information Age in all human history.  The first information revolution came with the development of writing in 4000 B.C. Mesopotamia.  The second was...
Educating for the Future, Not the Past Blog Image
Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 01/19/2010 - 9:06am Comments
Historian Robert Darnton has argued that we are currently in the fourth great Information Age in all human history.  The first information revolution came with the development of writing in 4000 B.C. Mesopotamia.  The second was...
Educating for the Future, Not the Past Blog Image
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By Cathy Davidson 04/21/2011 - 12:35pm Comments
Two weeks ago I blogged on DML Central on “Doing Better by Generation Y” and the tendency for pundits to criticize Gen Y’s absorption with new media, critique how little they know, blame their lack of attention, and castigate their inability to...
What Are Digital Literacies?  Let’s Ask the Students Blog Image
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By Cathy Davidson 04/21/2011 - 12:35pm Comments
Two weeks ago I blogged on DML Central on “Doing Better by Generation Y” and the tendency for pundits to criticize Gen Y’s absorption with new media, critique how little they know, blame their lack of attention, and castigate their inability to...
What Are Digital Literacies?  Let’s Ask the Students Blog Image
Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 04/21/2011 - 12:35pm Comments
Two weeks ago I blogged on DML Central on “Doing Better by Generation Y” and the tendency for pundits to criticize Gen Y’s absorption with new media, critique how little they know, blame their lack of attention, and castigate their inability to...
What Are Digital Literacies?  Let’s Ask the Students Blog Image
Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 04/21/2011 - 12:35pm Comments
Two weeks ago I blogged on DML Central on “Doing Better by Generation Y” and the tendency for pundits to criticize Gen Y’s absorption with new media, critique how little they know, blame their lack of attention, and castigate their inability to...
What Are Digital Literacies?  Let’s Ask the Students Blog Image
Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 04/21/2011 - 12:35pm Comments
Two weeks ago I blogged on DML Central on “Doing Better by Generation Y” and the tendency for pundits to criticize Gen Y’s absorption with new media, critique how little they know, blame their lack of attention, and castigate their inability to...
What Are Digital Literacies?  Let’s Ask the Students Blog Image
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By Cathy Davidson 01/25/2012 - 9:35am Comments
When Frederick J. Kelly invented the Kansas Silent Reading Test, now known as the “multiple-choice test” or the “bubble test,” he was looking for an efficient way to pass students through the U.S. public education system during the teacher...
Why We Need a 4th R:  Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic, algoRithms  Blog Image
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By Cathy Davidson 01/25/2012 - 9:35am Comments
When Frederick J. Kelly invented the Kansas Silent Reading Test, now known as the “multiple-choice test” or the “bubble test,” he was looking for an efficient way to pass students through the U.S. public education system during the teacher...
Why We Need a 4th R:  Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic, algoRithms  Blog Image
Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 01/25/2012 - 9:35am Comments
When Frederick J. Kelly invented the Kansas Silent Reading Test, now known as the “multiple-choice test” or the “bubble test,” he was looking for an efficient way to pass students through the U.S. public education system during the teacher...
Why We Need a 4th R:  Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic, algoRithms  Blog Image
Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 01/25/2012 - 9:35am Comments
When Frederick J. Kelly invented the Kansas Silent Reading Test, now known as the “multiple-choice test” or the “bubble test,” he was looking for an efficient way to pass students through the U.S. public education system during the teacher...
Why We Need a 4th R:  Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic, algoRithms  Blog Image
Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 01/25/2012 - 9:35am Comments
When Frederick J. Kelly invented the Kansas Silent Reading Test, now known as the “multiple-choice test” or the “bubble test,” he was looking for an efficient way to pass students through the U.S. public education system during the teacher...
Why We Need a 4th R:  Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic, algoRithms  Blog Image
Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 01/25/2012 - 9:35am Comments
When Frederick J. Kelly invented the Kansas Silent Reading Test, now known as the “multiple-choice test” or the “bubble test,” he was looking for an efficient way to pass students through the U.S. public education system during the teacher...
Why We Need a 4th R:  Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic, algoRithms  Blog Image
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By Liz Losh 11/10/2009 - 9:15am Comments
The relationship between digital media and democracy is complicated, because it is difficult for researchers to draw causal connections between adopting new social computing technologies and promoting what Joseph Kahne, Mills College professor...
Digital Media and Democracy: Early Returns Blog Image